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ENDO 2017 Preview: Gut Check – Microbiome in Pediatric Patients

Endocrine News previews ENDO 2017 in Orlando with an overview of the Presidential Plenary session, which focuses on the microbiome in pediatric patients. The early years of a child’s life is a critical period for the foundation of a healthy outcome. It is during the first two years of childhood that optimal nutrition is crucial...
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Members in the News: Sen Receives Innovation Grant

Aritro Sen, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., is one of 11 recipients of a 2016 – 2017 Ferring Innovation Grant. Sen was awarded the grant based on his research paper, “Regulation of AMH expression by GDF9+BMP15 and FSH during follicular development as a novel therapeutic...
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Study Defines Normal Ranges for Testosterone Levels

A study of more than 9,000 men from the United States and Europe has defined a harmonized range for total testosterone in non-obese men aged 19 to 39, according to a study recently published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Researchers led by Shalender Bhasin, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical...
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Take Heart: New Research Strengthens the Cardio/Endocrine Connection

The myriad links between the endocrine and cardiovascular systems have been well known by researchers for years. Two international studies further demonstrate this relationship while showing the impacts caused by such diverse factors as air pollution and soy consumption. According to the Endocrine Society’s Facts and Figures report on Cardiovascular & Lipids, cardiovascular disease is...
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Members in the News: Abel Receives Appointments to NHLBI, ACCA

Abel, Evan Dale - Approved 2011_JPG Dale Abel, MD, PhD, was recently appointed to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health as well as elected to the American Clinical and Climatological Association (ACCA). Abel, director of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Research Center, director of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism in...
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Members in the News: Anne L. Peters Joins Livongo’s Clinical Advisory Board

anne Peters Anne L. Peters, MD, has been added to the first Clinical Advisory Board of the consumer digital health company, Livongo Health, based in Mountain View, Calif. Peters, a professor of medicine at the University of Southern California; director of USC Westside Center for Diabetes, and a practicing physician at Keck Medicine of USC – Beverly...